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Hans P. Kraus

Hans Peter Kraus, also known as H. P. Kraus or HPK, was an Austrian-born book dealer described as "without doubt the most successful and dominant rare book dealer in the world in the second half of the 20th century" and in a league with other rare book dealers such as Bernard Quaritch, Guillaume de Bure and A.S.W. Rosenbach. Kraus specialized in medieval illuminated manuscripts, incunables, and rare books of the 16th and 17th centuries, but would purchase and sell... Read More

BornOctober 12, 1907
Vienna
DiedNovember 1, 1988 (aged 81)
Ridgefield, Connecticut
NationalityAustrian-born
OccupationRare book dealer
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